Water Protectors Arrested at Site of Illegal Bayou Bridge Construction

From the L’eau Est La Vie Camp – No Bayou Bridge Facebook (Sept. 4) Police have arrested multiple water protectors, including Cherri Foytlin, at the site where Energy Transfer Partners is illegally constructing the Bayou Bridge Pipeline. Energy… Read More

With Tribal Blessing, Louisiana Activist Buys Land in Path of Proposed Bayou Bridge Pipeline

By Julie Dermansky Originally published by DeSmogBlog   On December 16 anti-pipeline activists calling themselves water protectors gathered in Rayne, Louisiana, on land located along the proposed route of the Bayou Bridge pipeline. The gathering occurred two days after the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Louisiana… Read More

Lawsuit: Louisiana Black Bear’s Delisting as Endangered was Premature

Washington, DC — Survival of the Louisiana black bear requires that it regain protection under the U.S. Endangered Species Act, according to a notice of intent to file suit released today by Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER)…. Read More

Lawsuit: Trump Administration Violating Federal Law by Allowing Factory Fish Farms

New Orleans, LA – A lawsuit filed by Center for Food Safety (CFS) on behalf of a coalition of consumer, environmental, fishing and farming organizations is now moving forward, challenging the legality of a federal government rule allowing industrial fish farming… Read More

Statement: Near Unanimous Public Rejection of GE Trees in US

USDA Receives Near Unanimous Public Rejection of Genetically Engineered Trees  Statement from Biofuelwatch, Global Justice Ecology Project and Indigenous Environmental Network 19 July 2017 New York (US)–New Zealand-owned tree biotechnology company ArborGen [1] faces near unanimous opposition to… Read More

‘Water is Life’ Camp Marks Next Fight to Protect Indigenous Rights

Indigenous Environmental Network releases powerful video showing the impact of Bayou Bridge and the plight of coastal Indigenous people in the Louisiana wetlands Springfield, LA – Following legal victories for the Tribes at Standing Rock, Water Protectors in… Read More

Ranchers and Tribes Unite Once Again to Fight the Keystone XL

By Devi Lockwood  Originally published by Yes! Magazine A week after tens of thousands turned out in support of science and as thousands more this weekend take to the streets for the People’s Climate March, a quieter walk will… Read More